feast schedule

The overall timetable of the event can be found on this page. For more details please visit the Concerts, Installations and and Papers pages.


1900: Registration and Reception
2000: Concert 1

The opening concert on the BEASTdome system includes our own ensemble BEER, as they take part in a telematic live coding performance with Canada’s David Ogborn and his Cybernetic Orchestra, and present Julian Rohrhuber’s Word Music.

The Dome, Bramall Music Building


1000: Paper 1

Robert Mackay, Peter Batchelor, Luca Danielli, Enda Bates

12:10: Listening Session 1
1300: Daniel Tones lunchtime recital

Barber Concert Hall, The Barber Institute

1430: Paper 2

Richard Garrett, Andres Perez, Garfield Benjamin, Andrew Hill

1900: Concert 2

A concert featuring work by Manuella Blackburn and Emma Margetson, 2014 COMPASS Prize winner

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

2030: Concert 3

Works with Daniel Tones, and the film version of David Prior’s Of This Parish.

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building


1100: Paper 3

David Ibbett, Manfredi Clemente, Garavaglia, Diogo Avim & Matilde Miereles

13:00: Listening Session 2
1400: Concert 4

Manuella Blackburn, plus recent electronic music from Birmingham and around the world.

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

1600: Panel

A panel discussion on the relationships between music, space, architecture, and place.

The Dome, Bramall Music Building

1730: Reception and Installation

David Prior’s new realisation of Of this Parish, featuring the University’s clocktower Old Joe.

1st Floor Mezzanine, Bramall Music Building

2000: Concert 5

Music Space Architecture Place closing concert.

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building